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15/02/2017

Increased levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that increasing the levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength in humans.
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15/02/2017
07/02/2017

Famous faces set to help launch Cure Leukaemia appeal

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100 key figures from the West Midlands region attend launch of Cure Leukaemia appeal
Date:
07/02/2017
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Medical and Dental Sciences
23/01/2017

From diet to blood pressure - it's not just chromosomes that help determine the sex of a baby

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Dr Kristien Boelaert writes for The Conversation. Kristien is Reader in Endocrinology in the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research.
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23/01/2017
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Medical and Dental Sciences
06/01/2017

£3.5 million European funding secured to benefit West Midlands life sciences SMEs

£3.5 million European funding secured to benefit West Midlands life sciences SMEs
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The West Midlands will benefit from £3.5 million after successfully bidding for European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) monies to establish a Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC).
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06/01/2017
22/12/2016

Pre-registration success for final year Pharmacy students

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Exclusive industry links help to secure vital placements.
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22/12/2016
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Medical and Dental Sciences
20/12/2016

Birmingham to host prestigious conference

Birmingham to host prestigious conference
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We are pleased to announce that the 5th Mol. Micro. Meeting will take place on the 13th & 14th of September 2017.
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20/12/2016
08/12/2016

ENSAT 2016 hosted in Birmingham

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Attendees came from 22 countries to participate in the two day conference in November.
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08/12/2016

New partnership to accelerate arthritis therapy

New partnership to accelerate arthritis therapy
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The University of Birmingham will be partnering with the University of Oxford to speed up the development of new treatments for arthritis. This has been supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.
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08/12/2016
02/12/2016

Birmingham scientists get multi-million pound boost from Cancer Research UK

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Birmingham scientists are set to receive a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) as part of a national drive to accelerate advances in early detection and treatment.
Date:
02/12/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/11/2016

Integrated care interventions can reduce hospital activity for patients with chronic diseases, but may not meet national policy targets

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New research has shown that integrated care interventions can be effective in reducing hospital activity, but the evidence base is poor and suggests that transforming services to integrate health and social care may not be enough to meet national policy targets for halting the rise in hospital activity.
Date:
23/11/2016
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